All Transactions

The transactions listed below include certain transactions executed by the partners of Fidus prior to forming the firm. 

Company Business Description Ownership/Client Transaction Purchaser
Advanced Accessory Systems, Inc.

Supplier of roof racks and towing systems for the automotive OEM market and the automotive aftermarket

JP Morgan Partners Sellside Castle Harlan
Advantage International Holdings, Inc.

One of the top two companies worldwide in athlete management, corporate sponsorship consulting, and event management and representation (primarily sports events)

Private Sellside Interpublic Group
Agilex Fragrances

Largest independent platform targeting the U.S. fragrance middle market

Private Sellside MidOcean Partners
AIMCOR Minerals Division

Miner and distributor of various industrial minerals (primarily southern bentonite and olivine) for use by the U.S. foundry industry

Private Sellside Unimin Corp.
Aircraft Products Company

Manufacturer of galley structures and food service equipment for the worldwide commercial aircraft industry

The Pullman Company / Forstmann Little Divestiture BE Avionics, Inc.
Akron Standard

Manufacturer of precision testing equipment for the worldwide tire, wheel, and auto industries

Eagle-Picher Industries Divestiture Illinois Tool Works Inc.
Allied Foods, Inc.

Manufactures and distributes canned pet food

Private Buyside
American Academic Suppliers, Inc.

Leading distributor of school supplies

Pfingsten Partners Sellside U.S. Office Products
American Candy Company (A)

Manufacturer of assorted soft candy

Pinkerton Group Inc. Divestiture Farley Candy Company
American Candy Company (B)

Manufacturer of assorted hard candy

Pinkerton Group Inc. Divestiture ACC Acquisition Company
American Engineered Components

Manufacturer of highly engineered metal stamped components

Harding Group Sellside Goldner Hawn Johnson & Morrison
American Metal Products

Manufacturer of air distribution and HVAC products primarily for the residential housing market

Masco Corporation Divestiture Tomkins plc
AMS Holdings, Inc.

Distributor of building products to the commercial and residential markets

Quad-C Management, Inc. Sellside Allied Building Products Corp./CRH plc
AMTROL, Inc.

Leading manufacturer of water system tanks and accessories, disposable gas containers, water heaters and other commercial products

Private Financing
ANC Sports Enterprises, LLC

Leading provider of integrated multimedia systems and a full range of marketing services to sports teams, leagues, venues, and corporate sponsors

Private Sellside Palladium Equity Partners
Ansco & Associates, Inc.

Provider of construction services, principally setting and anchoring telephone poles and laying underground cable, to telephone companies

Private Sellside Dycom Industries, Inc.
APEX Analytix (A)

Leading provider of audit, recovery, and compliance technology and services to global Fortune 100 companies

Private Sellside Noro-Moseley Partners
APEX Analytix (B)

Leading provider of audit, recovery, and compliance technology and services to global Fortune 100 companies

Incline Equity Partners Sellside Carousel Capital
Arcade, Inc.

Manufacturer of scent and tactile sampling products (primarily to the fragrance/cosmetics industry) based on micro-encapsulation technology

Liberty Capital Partners Sellside DLJ Merchant Banking
Ashta Chemicals

Intermediate producer of various potassium-based chemical products

GE Capital Corporation Sellside Management
Atco Products, Inc.

Manufacturer of air conditioning parts for the automotive aftermarket

Winter Park Capital Company Sellside Cortec Group
Balboa Water Group

Leading manufacturer of customized, critical components for the portable spa, jetted bath and other adjacent markets

Quad-C Management, Inc. Sellside AEA Investors
Beckley-Cardy, Inc.

Largest national distributor of educational equipment, instructional materials, and supplies to the primary, secondary, and early learning educational markets in the U.S.

Advanstar Communications, Inc. / Goldman Sachs Divestiture Butler Capital
Bellefonte Lime Company and GenLime Group LP

Manufacturer of specialty lime products for a variety of industries

Allied Capital Corp. / PNC Equity Sellside Management
Best & Co.

Premier American brand of childrenswear, known for its high quality and classic style

D.E. Shaw & Co., LP Sellside Barrett Fitzpatrick Holdings, LLC
Blue Ox Industries, Inc.

Leading manufacturer and distributor of trusses and wall panels for residential construction

Private Sellside Stock Building Supply, Inc. / Wolseley plc
BMK Acquisition, Inc.

Leading full-service wholesaler of general merchandise to supermarkets in southern California

Oak Hill Partners Sellside Mercury Capital, Inc.
Border Foods, Inc.

Provider of ingredients and packaged food products to the Mexican food industry

Capital Partners Sellside Swander Pace Capital
Brass Eagle

Designer and manufacturer of paintball products

Brass Eagle / Charter Oak Capital Partners Sellside K2, Inc.
Brazil Air Partners, Ltd.

Investment entity formed by a consortium of private investors to acquire a minority stake in BRA Transportes Aéreos S.A., a Brazilian low-fare airline

Private Advisory
Brent & Sam's, Inc.

Producer of branded and private label premium gourmet cookies

Lance, Inc. Buyside
Bristol ID Technologies, Inc.

Leading U.S.-based niche manufacturer of custom plastic cards, with deep expertise in RFID and security-related applications

Private Sellside Peninsula Capital Partners / Pillsman Partners
Burke Industries, Inc.

Manufacturer of engineered elastomeric aerospace components, commercial rubber flooring products, and automotive/industrial hose products

CHF Capital Partners Sellside J.F. Lehman & Co.
C.C. Dickson Co.

HVAC parts and equipment distributor

Private Sellside United Refrigeration, Inc.
Caldwell & Gregory, Inc. (A)

Leading provider/operator of laundry rooms for colleges and universities

Private Sellside PNC Equity Partners
Caldwell & Gregory, Inc. (B)

Leading provider/operator of laundry rooms for colleges and universities

Incline Equity Partners Sellside Carousel Capital
Calumet Coach Company

Manufacturer of specialized mobile coaches for medical diagnostic imaging equipment and other medical uses

Bain Capital Sellside Merrill Lynch Interfunding
Carlton-Bates Company, Inc.

A distributor of industrial electronic and electrical components to the OEM and MRO markets

CGW Southeast Partners Buyside
Carolina Beer and Beverage, LLC

Leading beverage contract packager

Private Sellside SunTX Capital
Carolina Dairy

Yogurt manufacturer

Aseptia, Inc. Sellside A subsidiary of AmeriQual Group Holdings
Carolina Door Controls, Inc.

Provider of installation, repair and maintenance field services

Private Sellside DORMA GmbH
Caron International, Inc.

Manufacturer of craft yarn and related accessories

National Spinning Company, Inc. Divestiture Spinrite LP
CEM

Develops, manufactures, sells and services microwave-based instruments for testing, analysis and process control in analytical laboratory and industrial markets

NASDAQ: CEMX Advisory
Challenger Lifts, Inc.

Designer, manufacturer and distributor of a comprehensive line of vehicle lifts and accessories

Gen Cap America Sellside Snap-On Inc.
Cherokee Sanford Group, LLC

Leading manufacturer and distributor of bricks

RSTW Partners / Cherokee Investment Partners Sellside General Shale Products / Wienerberger AG
CII Technologies Inc.

Manufacturer of high-performance electromechanical components, such as relays and solenoids

Stonebridge Partners Sellside Code Hennessy & Simmons
Claremont Restaurant Group

Owner and operator of restaurant chains (Sagebrush Steakhouse and Western Steer)

Fresh Foods Divestiture Carousel Capital
Clayton Group, Inc.

Distributor of waterworks, wastewater, and storm drainage materials

Private Sellside Sequoia Associates
Colony Hardware Supply Company, Inc.

Distributor of tools, supplies, and safety equipment to non-residential construction contractors

Private Sellside AEA Investors
Community Coffee Co.

Regional producer and marketer of gourmet coffee

Private Advisory
Compression Polymers Holdings LLC (A)

Leading manufacturer of engineered plastic products for the building materials and industrial markets, including Azek® trimboards

Whitney & Co. / Clearview Capital Financing
Compression Polymers Holdings LLC (B)

Leading manufacturer of engineered plastic products for the building materials and industrial markets, including Azek® trimboards

Whitney & Co. / Clearview Capital Sellside AEA Investors
Conbraco Industries, Inc.

Leading manufacturer of a comprehensive line of ball valves and complementary flow control products

Private Sellside Management
CONTECH Construction Products, Inc. (A)

Manufacturer and distributor of engineered products for the site construction industry, specializing in drainage, stormwater, bridge, and earth stabilization solutions

Butler Capital Corporation Financing
CONTECH Construction Products, Inc. (B)

Manufacturer and distributor of engineered products for the site construction industry, specializing in drainage, stormwater, bridge, and earth stabilization solutions

Apax Partners Buyside
Control Company

Leading manufacturer and supplier of digital analytical and measurement equipment to the scientific laboratory community

Private Sellside Summit Park Partners
Controls Southeast, Inc. (A)

Provider of world-class thermal maintenance systems to the chemical, petrochemical and processing industries throughout the world

Private Sellside Industrial Growth Partners
Controls Southeast, Inc. (B)

Provider of world-class thermal maintenance systems to the chemical, petrochemical and processing industries throughout the world

Industrial Growth Partners Sellside AMETEK, Inc.
Cookie Associates Ltd.

Leading franchisee of Great American Cookies, Pretzelmaker, and TCBY

Private Sellside VKC Group
Core Systems, LLC

Manufacturer and assembler of highly engineered plastic molded parts

Private Sellside Onyx Capital Ventures
Corrflex Graphics

Manufacturer of temporary point-of-purchase displays

Allied Capital Corp. Sellside Sunoco Products
Cotter Group

Sports marketing firm servicing the motor sports industry

Private Sellside SFX Entertainment
Coverall (A)

Leading international franchisor of commercial janitorial businesses

Ares Capital Corporation Second lien debt and equity
Coverall (B)

Leading international franchisor of commercial janitorial businesses

Ares Capital Corporation Sellside Centre Lane Partners, LLC
CPG International, Inc.

Leading supplier of premium synthetic building products to the residential, commercial and industrial markets

Management Buyside
Cressona Aluminum

Leading independent aluminum extruder

Private Sellside Alumax, Inc.
Dana Kepner Company

Distributor of waterworks products

Private Advisory
Dataline LLC, Information Technology Group

Provider of information technology solutions to the Department of Defense, military and federal customers

Private Sellside Fulcrum IT
Datanet Services, Inc.

Provider of communication convergence solutions services

Private Sellside Xcelecom
DecisionQuest

Outsource provider of litigation support and other services for law firms

Bowne & Co. Buyside
Dexter Axle Company

Leading designer and manufacturer of trailer axle, brake and suspension assemblies

Tomkins plc Divestiture The Sterling Group
Dines Industrial Group

Manufacturer of components for heavy truck and trailer segment

Nautic Partners Sellside Tuthill Corp.
Dion's

Chain of fast casual restaurants in New Mexico, Colorado, and Texas

Private Sellside
Directed Electronics

Provider of consumer electronics for the automotive aftermarket

Trivest Inc. Financing
Disguise Inc.

Manufacturer of Halloween costumes and accessories

Private Sellside Code Hennessy & Simmons
Durand Forms, Inc. / Shelter Systems Corporation

Manufacturer of concrete forming systems and engineered trusses for residential construction

Max Capital Sellside Watermill Ventures
Dynapower / Stratopower

Manufacturer of hydraulic pumps, motors, and systems for aerospace and industrial applications

General Signal Corp. Divestiture Trinova Corp. / Vickers, Inc.
EaglePicher Electro-Optic Materials

Assets relate to the production of germanium-based products primarily used in infra-red optics and fiber optics applications

Private Sellside Umicore N.V.
Earth Color Group, Inc.

Full-service commercial printer

Development Capital Sellside Monitor Clipper Partners
EarthColor, Inc. (A)

Full-service commercial printer

Monitor Clipper Partners Sellside Allied Capital Corp.
EarthColor, Inc. (B)

Full-service commercial printer

Management Financing
Ellison Extrusion Systems / Ellison Windows & Doors

Manufacturer of vinyl windows and doors

Private Sellside The Atrium Companies
Emb-Tex Corp.

Fully integrated manufacturer of embroideries in the U.S.

Private Sellside Chebegue
Encompass Lighting Group

Designer and manufacturer of branded low-voltage residential and commercial lighting fixtures

Harbour Group Sellside Quality Home Brands / Quad-C
Entertainment Resource, Inc.

A value-added distributor of consumer products to the grocery, drug and specialty retail channels. It is an innovative leader in its respective niche

Palm Beach Capital Sellside Glencoe Capital
Environmental Air Control

Manufacturer of consumer  and industrial air purification equipment

Allied Capital Corp. Sellside Honeywell, Inc. / Donaldson Company
Etak Systems, Inc.

Leading national provider of scheduled maintenance and installation activities for the wireless communication infrastructure

Azalea Capital Sellside Mosaic Capital Partners
Exteria Building Products

Leading manufacturer of molded polypropylene siding products that replicate traditional siding materials

Graham Partners Sellside Novik / Clearview Capital
Fairchild Industrial Products Company

Manufacturer of precision industrial controls and mechanical power transmission equipment

Hampshire Equity Partners Sellside Rotork plc
FAO Schwarz

Legendary retailer of unique specialty toys

D.E. Shaw & Co., LP Sellside Toys "R" Us
Federated Lithographers-Printers Holding Company

Printer of books and maps

Nautic Partners Sellside Quebecor American / Quebecor, Inc.
Flavor House, Inc.

Largest private label snack nut processor and marketer in the U.S.

Capital Partners Sellside Ralcorp Holdings, Inc.
Fluidrive, Inc. (A)

Leading manufacturer of steerable hydraulic drive axle systems and air suspensions for agricultural and industrial markets

Metapoint Partners Sellside Rutledge & Company
Fluidrive, Inc. (B)

Leading manufacturer of steerable hydraulic drive axle systems and air suspensions for agricultural and industrial markets

Rutledge & Company Sellside Tuthill Corp.
Franklin Power Products

Leading contract remanufacturing provider of diesel engines and major diesel engine components primarily for mid-duty Ford and Navistar – International trucks

Remy International, Inc. Divestiture Caterpillar, Inc.
Garlock Rubber Technologies

Manufactures engineered rubber products, primarily conveyor belts and sheet rubber products, for many applications across a diversified array of end-markets

EnPro Industries, Inc. Divestiture Main Street Capital Corporation
Geo-Con Holdings, LLC

Leading specialty environmental and geotechnical construction services firm

3 Rivers Capital Sellside Geo-Solutions
Gerber Childrenswear, Inc.

Leading marketer and producer of branded infant and toddler apparel and related products

Citicorp Venture Capital Sellside Kellwood Company
Golden Casting Corporation

A foundry that manufactures and markets highly-engineered, complex iron castings primarily for the heavy truck market

Private Financing
Gould & Lamb

Business services company serving the workers compensation industry

H.I.G. Capital Management Sellside ABRY Partners, LLC
Grand Slam Sports

Sports marketing firm

Private Sellside SFX Entertainment
Griffith Energy, Inc.

One of the largest marketers and distributors of propane, heating oil and power fuels in New York State

PNC Equity Partners Sellside Superior Plus Corp.
GS Kinney Vacuum Company

Manufacturer of specialized vacuum pumps

General Signal Corporation Sellside Tuthill Corporation
GS Roofing Products Company, Inc.

Leading manufacturer of roofing products in the U.S.

Private Sellside St. Gobain / CertainTeed Corp.
Harper Love Adhesives Corporation

Leading manufacturer and supplier of adhesive additives for the corrugated packaging industry

Private Sellside Graycliff Partners
Hearth Services Inc. (American Fireplace Company / Allied Group)

Largest national distributor and installer of hearth products

Private Sellside HNI Corporation
Heritage Wholesalers, Inc.

Leading independent roofing and building materials distributer in the New England market

Private Sellside SRS Distribution
Hi-Tech Testing Service, Inc.

A leading non-destructive testing and inspection company with a significant presence in oil and gas exploration (especially in emerging shale regions) and industrial markets

Pine Tree Equity Partners Sellside Professional Service Industries, Inc.
Hill Associates

Leading provider of claims management software and services to the behavioral healthcare market

Private Sellside AdvantEdge Healthcare Solutions
Humphreys, Inc.

Manufacturer and marketer of belts and personal leather goods

Kelso & Company Sellside Randa Corp.
Industrial Magnetics, Inc.

Manufacturer of industrial magnets for materials handling

Fulham & Co. Sellside River Associates
Inframetrics, Inc.

Manufacturer of thermal-imaging cameras used in aerospace and defense and law enforcement

Advent International Sellside FLIR Systems, Inc.
InsideOut Sports Entertainment

Leading independent producer of proprietary tennis and other sporting and entertainment events

Private Advisory Horizon Media, Inc.
Insource Performance Solutions, LLC

A rapidly growing outsourced contract services provider for labor-intensive light manufacturing and value-added distribution operations in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast

Wakefield Group and Petra Capital Partners Sellside Colville Capital LLC and Prairie Capital
International Fuel Systems

Remanufacturing and repair service provider

Caterpillar Inc. Divestiture OhioCAT
Jakel

Producer of electric motors and metal stampings for the appliance and other related industries

Howard Industries Sellside Code Hennessy & Simmons
Johnson Controls - Engineered Plastics Division

Manufacturer of injection molded and blow molded plastic parts and subassemblies for automotive OEMs

Johnson Controls, Inc. Divestiture Carlisle Companies
Johnson Controls - Megatech Engineering, Inc.

A full-service design, product engineering, and development company for automotive OEMs

Johnson Controls, Inc. Divestiture MSX International, Inc.
Johnson Controls - N.A. Injection Molding Operations

Manufacturer of automotive exterior and interior injection molded components

Johnson Controls, Inc. Divestiture Becker Ventures, LLC.
Johnstown Wire Technologies, Inc.

Manufacturer of drawn steel wire for automotive, building products, and industrial applications

TMB Industries Sellside Dubin Clark & Company
JTECH Communications, Inc.

Leading provider of on-premises wireless paging systems to the hospitality, retail and healthcare markets

Sun Capital Partners Sellside MICROS Systems, Inc.
Julius Koch USA, Inc.

Manufacturer of cord and ladder tape used in window blinds and shades

Metapoint Partners Sellside Allied Capital Corp. / Management
Juno Lighting, Inc. (A)

Leading manufacturer of branded residential and commercial lighting fixtures

Fremont Partners Financing
Juno Lighting, Inc. (B)

Leading manufacturer of branded residential and commercial lighting fixtures

Fremont Partners Sellside Schneider Electric SA
K & K Screw Products

Leading North American manufacturer of high-volume, precision-turned metal components

CIVC Partners / GrowthPath Capital Sellside CapitalWorks
K2 Industrial Services, Inc.

Outsourced industrial services provider

Capital Resource Partners Sellside The Halifax Group
Kimbrell's Furniture

Discount furniture retailer

Private Advisory
Kinney Vacuum Company

Manufacturer and marketer of rotary piston and liquid ring vacuum pumps

General Signal Corp. Divestiture Tuthill Corp.
Kohler Co.

Leading manufacturer of branded kitchen and bath products

Private Financing
Lafarge Corporation Asphalt and Paving Division

Maryland-based asphalt and paving operation

Lafarge Corporation Divestiture Various
Lakeland Tours, Inc.

One of the nation's largest youth educational travel specialists

Private Sellside First Union Capital Partners
Lance, Inc.

Manufacturer and marketer of snack food products

Management Advisory
Lear Siegler - Beauti-Glide

Manufacturer of steel bed frames and other related products such as rollaway beds and crib frames

Lear Siegler / Forstmann Little Divestiture Leggett & Platt, Inc.
Lear Siegler - Jennings Corp.

Manufacturer of vacuum capacitors and contactors

Lear Siegler / Forstmann Little Divestiture Joslyn Corp.
Lear Siegler - No-Sag

One of the nation's largest manufacturers of springs, formed wire, formed metal, and polyurethane foam products for the furniture, bedding, and automotive industries

Lear Siegler / Forstmann Little Divestiture Leggett & Platt, Inc.
Lear Siegler - RWM Casters Corp.

Manufacturer of casters and wheels used in industrial applications such as materials handling equipment

Lear Siegler / Forstmann Little Divestiture Staunton Capital
Louisiana-Pacific Corporation Vinyl Siding Division

Manufacturer of vinyl siding

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation Divestiture KP Building Products Inc. / Kaycan Ltd.
Loveshaw Corp.

Manufacturer of packaging and ink-jet coding equipment for corrugated container applications

Berkshire Partners Sellside Illinois Tool Works Inc.
M. A. Hanna - CIMCO Molding Division

Manufacturer of injection molded plastic parts for a variety of industries

M. A. Hanna Company Divestiture Berkshire Partners / InteSys Technologies, Inc.
MACTEC, Inc.

Engineering firm providing services to major environmental and infrastructure projects throughout the U.S.

CHB Capital Partners / Cherokee Investment Partners Sellside Nautic Partners / Wachovia Capital Partners
Marina Medical Billing Service, Inc. (A)

Leading provider of healthcare revenue cycle management services

Prospect Partners Sellside American Capital Strategies
Marina Medical Billing Service, Inc. (B)

Leading provider of healthcare revenue cycle management services

American Capital, Ltd. Sellside T-System, Inc.
Master Protection Corp.

Full-service provider of fire protection equipment and systems

Olympus Partners / Interlaken Capital Financing
Masterview Window Company, Inc.

Leading manufacturer of aluminum residential windows and doors in the Southwest

Publicker Industries Divestiture BancBoston Ventures
Mayfield / Swain Building Supply

Distributor of lumber, windows, doors, hardware, and insulation to the homebuilding industry.

Private Sellside JLL Partners / Builders FirstSource, Inc.
Metal Powder Products Company

Manufacturer of precision powdered metal components for OEMs

Private Sellside Charter Oak Partners
Metro Machine

Provider of ship maintenance and repair services to naval and commercial customers

Private Sellside General Dynamics
Mitchell Distributing Company

One of the largest distributors of Komatsu and Ingersoll Rand earthmoving, construction, and mining products in the U.S.

Private Sellside Blackwood Hodge PLC
Mitsubishi - Atlanta Precision Molding

Manufacturer of high precision, optical quality plastic injection molded jewel cases for the music industry

Mitsubishi Corp. Divestiture Palladium Equity Partners
Mitsubishi - Europe Precision Molding

Manufacturer of high precision, optical quality plastic injection molded jewel cases for the music industry

Mitsubishi Corp. Divestiture Palladium Equity Partners
MJD Communications, Inc.

RLEC/CLEC

Kelso & Company / Carousel Capital Financing
Morgan Products Ltd.

Largest U.S. distributor of windows and millwork

Morgan Products Ltd. Sellside Andersen Windows, Inc.
Morton Metalcraft Co.

Producer of sheet metal components for agricultural equipment manufacturers

Private Sellside Three Cities Research / MLX Corp.
National Educational Travel Council

Leading provider of culturally enriched educational travel programs

Private Sellside WorldStrides
National Gypsum Company

Fully integrated manufacturer and supplier of gypsum wallboard and other building products

Private Financing
National Metalwares, Inc.

Manufacturer of high-quality finished steel tubular components for diversified OEMs

Varlen Corp. Divestiture LaSalle Capital Group
National Picture & Frame Co.

Manufacturer of picture frames and framed art

National Picture & Frame Co. / Code Hennessy & Simmons Sellside Colonnade Capital
National Spinning Company, Inc.

Largest independent domestic acrylic yarn spinner

Private Buyside
Nationwide Homes, Inc.

Manufacturer of custom-built modular homes

Private Sellside Harbert Management Corporation
NEP Broadcasting, LLC

National provider of outsourced media services and broadcast facilities for the delivery of live sports and entertainment events

Wachovia Capital Partners Sellside Apax Partners / Spectrum Equity Investors
Nice Pak

Manufacturer of wipes for the consumer and healthcare markets

Private Advisory
Norcraft Companies, LLC (A)

Leading manufacturer of stock and semi-custom kitchen and bath cabinets

Goense Bounds & Partners / Pfingsten Partners Sellside Apax Partners / Trimaran Capital Partners
Norcraft Companies, LLC (B)

Leading manufacturer of stock and semi-custom kitchen and bath cabinets

Apax Partners / Trimaran Capital Partners Financing
North American Substation Services, LLC

The largest independent field services company servicing the high voltage substation industry in the United States. The Company specializes in providing assembly, repair and maintenance services on most all makes of transformers and breakers used in the T&D infrastructure

Palm Beach Capital Sellside BBH Capital Partners
Nth Degree, Inc. (A)

Leading provider of outsourced trade show and event services

Frontenac Company Sellside Gen Cap America
Nth Degree, Inc. (B)

Leading provider of outsourced trade show and event services

Gen Cap America Sellside Gladstone Investment Corporation
Oriel Instruments

Manufacturer of electro-optical instruments including mass spectrometers, monochromators and light sources

DeMuth, Folger & Wetherill Sellside ThermoVision
Para-Chem Southern, Inc.

Para-Chem is a leading national provider of technically-formulated chemical solutions including acrylic polymers and coatings, surfactants and flooring adhesives

Private Sellside Royal Adhesives and Sealants
Paradigm Intermediate Holdings, LLC

Leading manufacturer of premium-quality, custom vinyl windows and patio doors

White Oak Partners Sellside CapitalWorks
PEMCO America, Inc.

Leading nationwide professional employer organization (“PEO”) that focuses on providing human resource administrative outsourced solutions

Palm Beach Capital Sellside Tenex Capital Management
Petro Stopping Centers L.P.

One of the largest operators of full-service truck stops with a national network of 50 facilities in 29 states

Chartwell Investments Advisory
Pierre Foods, Inc.

Manufacturer and marketer of high-quality, differentiated processed food solutions, focusing on formed, pre-cooked protein products, and handheld convenience sandwiches

Private Sellside Madison Dearborn Partners
Pike Electric Corp

One of the largest providers of outsourced electric distribution and transmission services in the United States. The Company performs engineering, design, maintenance, upgrade and construction of electric distribution and transmission power lines

NYSE: PEC Buyside
Pleasants Hardware Company

The leading wholesale distributor and custom fabricator of metal doors and frames, residential and commercial hardware, and miscellaneous building accessories

Private Sellside Key Equity Capital
Popular Club Plan, Inc.

Discount catalog retailer of general merchandise

J. Crew Group, Inc. / Texas Pacific Group Divestiture Fingerhut Companies, Inc.
Precise Technology, Inc. (A)

Full-service custom injection molder serving the personal care, healthcare, consumer packaging, and food and beverage markets

Mentmore Holdings Sellside Code Hennessy & Simmons
Precise Technology, Inc. (B)

Full-service custom injection molder serving the personal care, healthcare, consumer packaging, and food and beverage markets

Code Hennessy & Simmons Financing
Precise Technology, Inc. (C)

Full-service custom injection molder serving the personal care, healthcare, consumer packaging, and food and beverage markets

Code Hennessy & Simmons Sellside Rexam plc
Precision Scientific, Inc.

Manufacturer of constant temperature laboratory equipment

Varlen Corp. Divestiture Jouan S.A., Inc.
ProCell Decking Systems

Leading manufacturer of synthetic decking

CPG International / AEA Investors Buyside
Professional Service Industries, Inc.

The largest independent inspection and testing services firm serving the non-residential construction and property management markets

Bain Capital Sellside Olympus Partners
Project Eagle

Manufacturer of temperature control products

Private Sellside Summit Park
Project Flow

Leading manufacturer of flow control products for plumbing and industrial applications

Private Advisory
PTC Aerospace, Inc.

Manufacturer of commercial aircraft seating products

The Pullman Company / Forstmann Little Divestiture BE Avionics, Inc.
Q Clubs, Inc.

Chain of high-end health clubs

Wachovia Capital Partners Sellside Fitness Holdings, Inc.
Rath Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Manufacturer of high-quality stainless steel tubes for food, petrochemical, and other industries

Dubin Clark & Company Sellside Liberty Capital Partners
Refined Sugars, Inc.

A producer, packager, and distributor of branded and private label sugar

Onex Corp. Sellside Florida Crystals / Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative of FL
Remy International, Inc.

Producer of new and remanufactured heavy truck and automotive components

NASDAQGS:REMY Advisory
Revco Scientific, Inc.

Leading manufacturer of durable laboratory equipment for end-users in the clinical and research laboratory markets

TCW Capital Sellside General Signal Corp.
Richard Young Journal Inc.

Distributor of computer supplies

Private Sellside The Hillman Company
Rock-Tenn Company Plastic Packaging Division

Manufacturer of custom thermoformed plastic packaging and extruded plastic roll stock for the food and consumer markets

Rock-Tenn Company Divestiture Pactiv Corporation
S & S Industries, Inc.

Manufacturer of formed wire components for brassieres and women's swimsuits

Private Sellside Cortec Group
Service Partners, LLC

Largest distributor of residential fiberglass insulation in North America and a leading multi-branch insulation installer

Quad-C Sellside Monitor Clipper Partners
Shape Inc.

Plastic injection molder, manufacturing audio and video cassettes, compact disc cases, and computer data storage products

Prudential Equity Investors / GTCR Sellside Sterling Ventures / Oak Investment Partners
Shemin Nurseries

Leading distributor of landscape supplies to landscape contractors and commercial landscape professionals

Private Sellside Centre Lane Partners
SI International, Inc.

Provider of information technology, outsourcing, and network services and solutions primarily to the federal government

SI International, Inc. Sellside Serco Group, plc
Simpson Performance Products, Inc.

Leading provider of safety products for the motorsports industry

Carousel Capital Sellside Bruckmann, Rosser, Sherrill & Co. Management L.P.
Skyline Chili, Inc.

Regional chain of franchised and company-owned restaurants

Nautic Partners Sellside Prudential Capital Partners / Management
Sleep Experts Partners, L.P.

Leading Texas-based retailer of mattresses and related sleep products and accessories

Private Sellside Mattress Firm Holding Corp.
Sleepmaster, LLC

Manufacturer and distributor of Serta brand mattresses and box springs

Citicorp Venture Capital Buyside
Small Tube Products

Leading North American producer of precision redrawn, small diameter, thin wall copper and specialty alloy tubes

Three Rivers Capital Sellside Quilvest
SMART Papers LLC

Specialty coated paper manufacturer

Sun Capital Partners Divestiture MeadWestvaco Corp.
Smith Alarm Systems (A)

Provider of security systems and monitoring for commercial and residential customers

Private Sellside Citicorp Venture Capital
Smith Alarm Systems (B)

Provider of security systems and monitoring for commercial and residential customers

Citicorp Venture Capital Sellside Ameritech Corp.
Snikiddy, LLC

Producer of healthy snack products focused on families

D.E. Shaw Sellside Utz Quality Foods, Inc.
Snugli, Inc.

Manufacturer of infant carriers

Private Sellside Huffy Corp.
Source Technologies, Inc.

Market leader in secure MICR (Magnetic Ink Character Recognition) desktop printing and interactive transaction management self-service solutions

Private Sellside Liberty Partners and Riverside Partners
Southern Film Extruders, Inc.

Manufacturer of polyethylene films including sheets and tubes for packaging and industrial applications

Private Sellside Management
Springfield LLC

Textile manufacturing company that specializes in the development and manufacture of military, fire retardant protective, and work uniform woven fabrics

Private Sellside Milliken & Company, Inc.
StarMark, Inc.

Manufacturer of semi-custom framed kitchen and bath cabinetry

Masco Corporation Divestiture Goense Bounds & Partners / Pfingsten Partners / Norcraft
Superior Fireplace Company

A leading manufacturer of factory-built gas and wood fireplaces and accessories

TCW Capital Sellside Lennox Industries, Inc.
Tanner Companies

Second largest direct seller of high-end apparel to affluent women in the U.S

Private Sellside Tanner Family
TBA Global

Provider of turnkey group transportation and logistics services

JHW Greentree Recapitalization
Technibus, Inc.

Leading global manufacturer of highly engineered and custom designed electrical infrastructure products

Pfingsten Partners Sellside IES Holdings
Technographics Printworld

Provider of rotogravure printing on paper and other materials for the apparel, home furnishing, manufactured housing, and ready-to-assemble furniture markets

Private Sellside GenCorp, Inc.
TeleSciences - C.O. Systems - Wireless Division

Provider of a software product for wireless billing, business management, and customer care for cellular networks

TeleSciences / DeMuth Folger & Terhune Divestiture E-Plus Mobilfunk GmbH
TeleSciences - C.O. Systems - Wireline Division

Provider of computer controlled telephone traffic, billing, and network analysis systems for major telephone companies and other common carriers

TeleSciences / DeMuth Folger & Terhune Divestiture Securicor Group PLC
TeleSciences - Transmissions Systems, Inc.

Manufacturer of microwave transmission equipment for the worldwide wireless communications industry

TeleSciences / DeMuth Folger & Terhune Divestiture California Microwave, Inc.
Tennessee Chemical Company

Producer of chemicals for the paper industry

Private Sellside Peridot Chemical Co. / Founders Court
Textron - Avco Electronics

Second largest contract manufacturer of printed circuit boards

Textron Inc. Divestiture J.M. Huber Corp.
Textron - British Sterling

Producer of men's cologne

Textron Inc. Divestiture MEM Company, Inc.
Textron - Bryant Grinder Corp.

Leading manufacturer of computer numerically controlled grinding machines and precision spindle systems

Textron Inc. Divestiture DPBG Corp.
Textron - Forest City Tool

Supplier of industrial woodworking tools, such as drilling and cutting tools, to the furniture and millworking industries

Textron Inc. Divestiture Vermont American Corp.
Textron - Raycon

Manufacturer of EDM machine tools

Textron Inc. Divestiture Georg Fischer AG
The New Release

Largest operator of DVD rental kiosks located in grocery stores

Private Financing
The Protective Group, Inc. (A)

Manufacturer of modular armor solutions for military vehicles and helicopters, body armor for military personnel, and protective apparel for emergency first responders

The Exxel Group Buyside
The Protective Group, Inc. (B)

Manufacturer of modular armor solutions for military vehicles and helicopters, body armor for military personnel, and protective apparel for emergency first responders

The Exxel Group Financing
The Pullman Company - Peabody Floway, Inc.

Leading manufacturer of vertical turbine pumps sold to industrial, municipal, and agricultural markets

The Pullman Company / Forstmann Little Divestiture The Weir Group PLC
The Pullman Company - Peabody Myers Corp.

Manufacturer of sewer cleaners, industrial vacuum loaders, and street sweepers

The Pullman Company / Forstmann Little Divestiture Federal Signal Corp.
The RiteScreen Company, Inc.

 Leading manufacturer of window and patio door screen

J.T. Walker Industries Sellside Seven Point Equity Partners
The Stanley Works - Stanley Door Systems

Manufacturer of garage door openers, garage doors, gate operators, and related electronics

The Stanley Works Divestiture Whistler Corp.
The Wolf Holdings Organization

Leading provider of branded specialty building products

Weston Presidio Sellside Quad-C Management, Inc. / Management
Thomas Built Buses, Inc. (A)

The second largest manufacturer of school buses

Odyssey Partners Advisory
Thomas Built Buses, Inc. (B)

The second largest manufacturer of school buses

Odyssey Partners Financing
Thomas Built Buses, Inc. (C)

The second largest manufacturer of school buses

Odyssey Partners Sellside Berkshire Partners
Tomkins plc - Ideal Clamp Products, Inc.

Manufacturer of industrial clamps

Tomkins plc Divestiture Industrial Growth Partners
Tomkins plc - LASCO Fittings, Inc.

Manufacturer of PVC injection molded pipe fittings for irrigation, plumbing, heavy turf, pool / spa, industrial, utility, and HVAC applications

Tomkins plc Divestiture Aalberts Industries N.V.
Tomkins plc - Stant Corporation

Designer and manufacturer of fuel system and vapor emission control products for automotive and industrial applications

Tomkins plc Divestiture H.I.G. Capital
Transolutions, Inc.

Medical transcription services and SaaS solutions company

Private Sellside Accentus, Inc.
Tredegar Corporation

Leading global manufacturer of plastic films and aluminum extrusions

NYSE: TG Buyside
Trintex Tire & Wheel

Manufacturer of power equipment tires and wheels

Private Sellside Carlisle Companies
Turbonetics, Inc.

Manufacturer of world class OEM and aftermarket engine components for applications in the aerospace and defense, industrial and performance motorsports sectors

Edgewater Capital Partners Sellside Wabtec Corporation
Tyler Refrigeration Corp.

Manufacturer of refrigerated display cases and walk-in coolers for supermarkets, convenience stores, restaurants, and industrial facilities

Kelso & Company Advisory
Uniform Printing

Provider of form management services for insurance and other industries

Private Sellside Orion Capital Partners
Unifrax Corp. (A)

Manufacturer of heat resistant ceramic fiber products for automotive, commercial, and industrial customers worldwide

Kirtland Capital Partners Sellside American Securities Capital Partners
United Plastic Films

Manufacturer of branded and private label retail plastic bags

Private Sellside ConAgra, Inc.
Vestcom - Marketing and Business Communications Division

Leading provider of print and mail and one-to-one marketing communication services to the financial services, insurance, and travel, leisure and gaming industries

Cornerstone Equity Investors / Vestcom International, Inc. Divestiture Bowne & Co., Inc.
VIA Motors Inc.

Integrates V-DRIVE power train technology into new OEM vehicles, and sells to government and utility fleets in the United States

Private Financing
Vickers Industrial

One of the world’s largest producers of power and motion control components and systems

NYSE: TNV Buyside
Violet Packing

Producer of tomato sauces and other tomato-based products

LaSalle Capital Group Sellside B&G Foods
Visador Holding Corporation

Leading manufacturer of stair parts, columns, and millwork

Harbert Management Corporation Sellside Carousel Capital
VMG Health

Leading provider of business valuation and advisory solutions to the healthcare industry

Private Sellside Quad-C Management, Inc.
Water Soft, Inc.

Manufacturer of water treatment systems

AMTROL, Inc. Buyside
Wedgewood Wedding & Banquet Center

Provider of outsourced management of banquet facilities primarily at golf courses

Prospect Partners Advisory
Western Reman Industrial

Remanufacturer of locomotive power assemblies

Remy International, Inc. Divestiture Caterpillar, Inc.
Wheaton Industries, Inc.

A value-added supplier of products and customized solutions serving the global laboratory supply industry. Wheaton sells over 10,000 SKUs of primarily branded products to both global distributors and diagnostic and chemical packagers serving the industry

River Associates Sellside PNC Equity Partners
Whiting Company

Manufacturer of monofilament fibers and injection molded plastic blocks primarily for the brush industry

Private Sellside The Frontenac Company / Apex Specialty Materials
Wikoff Color Corp.

Provider of specialty inks and coatings

Private Buyside
Woodcraft Industries, Inc. (A)

One of the largest manufacturers of cabinet doors and components for the kitchen and bath vanity industries

Goldner Hawn Johnson & Morrison Sellside Behrman Capital
Woodcraft Industries, Inc. (B)

One of the largest manufacturers of cabinet doors and components for the kitchen and bath vanity industries

Behrman Capital Financing
WorkLife Financial, Inc.

Leading provider of human resource outsourcing (“HRO”) and administrative solutions to small and medium-sized businesses

Peninsula Capital Partners Sellside Palm Beach Capital
WorldStrides

Provider of student travel and other educational services

Charlesbank Capital / Silverhawk / Management Sellside Carlyle Group
Worldwide Express (A)

Largest master franchisor of UPS shipping services in the U.S.

Private Sellside / Subordinated debt and equity Allied Capital
Worldwide Express (B)

Largest master franchisor of UPS shipping services in the U.S.

Management Advisory
Worldwide Express (C)

Franchise-based provider of asset light logistics services to the small and medium-sized business market

Management/ Fidus Investment Corporation/ Rotunda Capital Sellside Quad-C and Management
Wortz Company

Private label cookie and cracker manufacturer

Private Sellside Ralcorp Holdings, Inc.
Wright Foods, Inc.

Aseptic food manufacturer and co-packager

Aseptia, Inc. Sellside A subsidiary of AmeriQual Group Holdings
Zartic, Inc.

Manufacturer and marketer of further-processed meat products

Private Sellside Pierre Foods, Inc.
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